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Definition of the noun Alania

What does Alania mean as a name of something?

Alania is a genus of Stegocephalidae, described by Berge & Vader in 2001.

Alania is a genus of Boryaceae.

Alania is a genus of Boryaceae.


Alania was a medieval kingdom of the Alans that flourished in the Northern Caucasus, roughly in the location of latter-day Circassia and modern North Ossetia–Alania, from the 8th or 9th century until its destruction by the Mongol invasion in 1238-39. Its capital was Maghas, and it controlled a vital trade route through the Darial Pass.

  • also known as 阿蘭王國


Alania a.k.a. Alanïa is a former Norwegian electronic music group from Tromsø, composed of Torbjørn Brundtland and Svein Berge of Röyksopp, Rune Lindbæk and Gaute Barlindhaug.

Phrases with Alania

Phrases starting with the word Alania:

  1. Alania Beringi
  2. Alania hancocki
  3. Alania Calypsonis
  4. Alania Endlicheri
  5. Alania Cunninghamii

Phrases ending with the word Alania:

  1. genus Alania
  2. Ceriporia Alania
  3. Species Ceriporia Alania

Other phrases containing the word Alania:

  1. Species Alania Beringi
  2. species Alania hancocki
  3. Species Alania Calypsonis
  4. Species Alania Endlicheri
  5. Species Alania Cunninghamii

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alania

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Google previewPolychronicon Ranulphi Higdin, Monachi Cestrensis (1865)

Together with the English Translations of John Trevisa and of a Unknown Writer of the Fifteenth Century by John Trevisa

Alania is a party of pe lower Scythia, ...

Google previewPolychronicon Ranulphi Higden monachi Cestrensis (1865)

together with the English translations of John Trevisa and of an unknown writer of the fifteenth century by Churchill Babington, Joseph Rawson Lumby

Alania is a party of fe lower Scythia, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the World Muslims (2001)

Tribes, Castes and Communities by Nagendra Kr Singh, Abdul Mabud Khan

AI-Mas'udi notes the presence among them of merchants from Khazaria, the North Caucasus (Bab al-Abwab, Alania) and elsewhere. On occasion, the Pecenegs threatened the route from the Varangians to the Greeks, but never seriously ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing Around the World (2013)

by Jill Condra

The Caucasus Region: Adygea, Kalmykia, KarachayCherkessia, Kabardino- Balkaria, North Ossetia–Alania, Ingushetia, Chechnya, Dagestan Couple from Dagestan, Caucasus region. Image by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, who. Russian ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Ancient Geography, exhibiting the modern in addition to the ancient names of places (1803)

by Charles Pye

See ALANIA. Rox AL ANI. See Roxo LAN 1. RoxALAN1A. See RU'ss 1A. RoxATIM. See RAs Ao TIN. Rox BURGH (Rocke/brough), a county in North Britain. Roxol AN 1 (Roxalani), a peoRoxol ANIANs 5 ple of European Sarmatia.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Origins: Orthographic variant, see Alania Endl. Allantodia. R. Br. Dryopteridaceae. (Aspleniaceae,. Woodsiaceae). Origins: Greek allantoeides "sausage-shaped," alias, allantos "sausage" and ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1A1N1I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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